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Base of a cup/bowl

This is the base and part of the body of a cup or small, deep bowl fashioned of a somewhat coarse, light reddish-brown clay fabric. It has a flat base and straight, flaring sides. The upper body and rim are broken off and missing.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, tomb 13. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: August 21, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, About 900–760 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 8 cm (2 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.4448

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels